Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 19th Apr 2013 09:31 UTC
Windows "Many PC OEMs are dissatisfied with what Microsoft has done with Windows 8 and the way the company has handled the negative response to the operating system. Privately, one OEM source told me that Microsoft is 'destroying' the PC industry, while another claimed that Windows 8 has 'handed over millions of customers to Apple'. Other OEMs are making their displeasure known publicly. Both Lenovo and Samsung have released Start button replacements for Windows 8." Windows Phone isn't the only thing not catching on. I'm really happy with my Surface RT - warts and all - but there's no denying the response to Windows 8 has been Vista-esque bad.
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RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510
by Novan_Leon on Fri 19th Apr 2013 13:33 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510"
Novan_Leon
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2005-12-07

This option is already available today using a registry hack. They'll probably just make this option visible in the UI instead of requiring someone to navigate the registry.

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RE[4]: Comment by MOS6510
by Lurking_Grue on Fri 19th Apr 2013 18:07 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by MOS6510"
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2013-03-15

There isn't a boot to desktop/start button registry setting. It was in the dev preview and removed from later builds.

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